MICHAEL ANTHONY: 'I Haven't Quit VAN HALEN!'

Despite rampant rumors to the contrary, VAN HALEN bassist Michael Anthony has not left the group to focus on PLANET US, the project he formed with former VAN HALEN frontman Sammy Hagar, JOURNEY guitarist Neal Schon, and JOURNEY drummer Deen Castronovo. "There's a rumor floating around over on the VH1 message boards that I've left ...

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EAT THE DAY's WES BORLAND: Vocalist Search Will Continue

Wes Borland says the public search for an EAT THE DAY singer has proved promising and will continue. "We will be meeting with an actual real live human bean [sic] that sent us a recording of his amazing voice," writes the former LIMP BIZKIT guitarist in an online post. "Please continue to send demos in." ...

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TESTAMENT's PETERSON Joins Guitar Legends For All-Star Jam

TESTAMENT guitarist Eric Peterson joined Joe Satriani, Dave Meniketti (Y&T), Neal Schon and the rest of JOURNEY for an "all-star" jam at the conclusion of Bone Bash III, a one-day rock festival that took place Saturday, Nov. 2 at the Chronicle Pavilion in Concord, California. The following is an eyewitness account sent to us by ...

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DEICIDE Sign With EARACHE RECORDS

Long-running Florida death metallers DEICIDE have signed a worldwide recording agreement with Earache Records. The deal is expected to be officially announced via the label's web site tomorrow (Nov. 5) at 17:00 (UK GMT)/12:00 (ET)/09:00 (PT). ...

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SYSTEMATIC Throw Halloween Party, Continue Recording

San Francisco Bay Area metal act SYSTEMATIC — currently in the studio recording their as-yet-untitled sophomore CD, due in early 2003 through Elektra Records — have posted the following update via their official web site: "Well we're moving full-force now. No looking back. I guess we'll all have to see what comes of ...

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APOCALYPTICA To Partake In Online Chat

Finnish string combo APOCALYPTICA will partake in an online chat via their official web site tomorrow (Nov. 5) at 7:00 p.m. CET (8:00 p.m. Finnish time, or 1:00 p.m. in New York). In other news, the band will travel to the US at the end of November to shoot the video for their ...

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